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Choices on Our Conscience Symposium Publications

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-023
The collection consists of copies of papers presented at the Choices on our Conscience International Symposium on Human Rights, Retardation and Research, as well as the symposium's program.. The symposium was sponsored by the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation in October 1971.

Dates

  • 1971

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions. Researchers are encouraged to consult digitized versions of these materials in DigitalGeorgetown.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet (in four folders)

Overview

The collection consists of copies of papers presented at the Choices on our Conscience International Symposium on Human Rights, Retardation and Research, as well as the symposium's program.. The symposium was sponsored by the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation and held in October 1971.

Historical Note

The Choices on our Conscience International Symposium on Human Rights, Retardation and Research was sponsored by the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation and held in October 1971. The film "Who Should Survive?: One of the Choices on Our Conscience" was premiered at the symposum.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of LeRoy Walters, 1995.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digitized copies of the publications are available in DigitalGeorgetown.

Related Materials

The Robert M. Veatch Papers (BRL-018) contain additional ephemera related to the symposium (Box 58, Folder 23).

Processing Information

The collection has been rehoused in archival-quality boxes and folders.
Title
Guide to the Choices on Our Conscience Symposium Publications
Status
completed
Author
John Zarrillo
Date
2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Bioethics Research Library Archives Repository

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